Are you ready to Quit Facebook, but don't want to permanently remove your Facebook account? "Deactivation" allows you to hide all your Facebook information as if you had quit the site, but you will still be able to turn your account back on with all your friends and information if you wish. Steps1.
Log into Facebook. In the upper right corner on your home page, click the down arrow. Then click "Account Settings." On the left side of screen, click "Security." Scroll down the page and click "Deactivate account". 2.
Arrive at the page that will ask you, "Are you sure you want to deactivate your account?" You will see a group of your friends appear in very large photos, enticing you to remain.
Confirm that you are sure by clicking the appropriate button.3.
Check the box to describe why you are deactivating. 4.
Fill in the text box to "explain further" (optional).5.
Check the box for "Email opt out." Doing this lets you opt out of receiving future emails from Facebook. If you don't select this, your friends can still invite you to events, tag you in photos or ask you to join groups. Opting out prevents them from sending emails and notifications anymore. 6.
Press the "deactivate now" button. Your account will now be "hidden" from other viewers on Facebook. However, you will still have the option of re-activating your account at any time.Video